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quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
baffle - frustrate; perplex
accomplice - partner in crime
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion